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Jan 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
suddenly without warning. the drone strike which killed several militants in pakistan's rugged tribal area is causing new controversy. jill dougherty has details for us. what's going on some. >> wolf, u.s. official now is confirming the death of that key warlord. he is not saying how he died but he does say that he and his men were directly responsible for planning and carrying out cross border attacks on coalition forces in afghanistan as well as providing protection for al qaeda forces in pakistan. pakistani intelligence officials tell cnn what they believe was a u.s. drone has killed a key pakistani taliban commander in south waziristan. pakistani warlord who sent his men to afghanistan to fight u.s. and nato troops. the pentagon is not confirming his death but senior officials are calling reports that he died a major development. nazeer, they say, had a lot of blood on his hands. george little, pemt gone spokesman said, any time a bad guy has a bad day, it's a good day for us. but in pakistan, fury over the killing. a man who played both sides. >> he was one of the top commanders of th
Jan 31, 2013 1:00pm PST
, the footprint or the cape bill peas we have in other theaters. after years of focusing on pakistan and afghanistan, the map has changed. from mali to algeria, niger, libya, and egypt, the obama administration is struggling to catch up. u.s. intelligence is now working with france whose own spy networks are more established in the former french colonies in africa. and the u.s. will set up a base in niger to fly over safe havens, hoping to catch terrorists before there is a direct threat to the u.s.'s homeland. >> i'm not ruling it out. we take al qaeda wherever they are very seriously and we are not going to rest on our laurels until we find that kind of specific and credible information. >> one thing that has officials very concerned, terrorists operating in africa have u.s., western, european, canadian pass sports that can travel readily and come back to their home countries and it may be very difficult to catch their movements, especially if they are plotting more attacks. wolf? >> very difficult indeed. barbara, thanks very much. let's take a closer look right now at these lates
Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
of pakistan. criticizing the taliban who banned schooling for girls. she was shot in the head and neck and october after her school bus was stopped by taliban gunmen who demand the other children identify her. it provoked calls for a crack down on militants. she was evacuated to britain for medical treatment and an international symbol of courage. hundreds of thousands signed a petition and awarded the nobel peace prize. >> they are subjected to violence all the time and speaking out about their rights, she was a child speaking out about her rights in a very, very difficult context. she spoke how knowing that she could be subjected to violence, what makes it even more interesting is that she had the support of her family, particularly her father to actually speak out. >> the focus is on her first steps. her father has been given a job at pakistan's consulate allowing the family to stay in britain for the years of therapy and medical treatment. that now lies ahead. that job is for a period of at least three years with the possibility of an extension after that according to officials. th
Jan 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
. whether that's in pakistan or whether that's in yemen. >> reporter: but back at the pentagon, chuck hagel's most immediate challenge may be cutting the military budget. something he's on the record as favoring. you know, with the war in afghanistan wrapping up in the next two years and a congress very much looking for spending cuts, hagel may be the man for that part of the job. unless of course another national security crisis rears its head. >> thanks very much for that. there's enough national security crises out there already. we'll have much more on the nomination coming up. why he could be in for a rocky confirmation process. >>> and hillary clinton heads back to work today where he staff greets her with a surprising gift. excuse me, sir i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh paid my bill. did you really? from the plane? yeah, i can manage my policy, get roadside assistance, pretty much access geico 24/7. sounds a little too good to be true sir. i'll believe that when
Jan 10, 2013 1:00pm PST
, that's been going on for over ten years. do you know where he is? >> i would assume pakistan. he always had the require for more operations than ubl did. we didn't see glimmers of ubl or even shadows but what we would see is that zawahiri was moving around and communicating. when i was involved and we felt we had a good location for him, that was never true for ubl. my sense is that by doing that he will make himself more vulnerable over time and he's very dangerous to the pakistanis, the west. many people would like to get him and i think basically they will. >> what i'm hearing about your criticism of the pakistanis is the u.s. cannot trust what's going on in pakistan right now. am i correct in my analysis. >> it's great that you used the word trust because just for context if you were to put on a pakistani lens and look back at the united states, back from their founding in 1947 with a very difficult history, they would argue that they haven't been able to trust the united states consistently. they helped dr. kissinger go to china. we had a treaty they thought we had had if they went
Jan 22, 2013 1:00pm PST
number of canadian groups that have left the country to go from yemen to pakistan, afghanistan, and most notely somalia. >> many he say that were of the somalia and the information from the algerians is sketchy and points out terrorists often carry false travel documents. the algerian government has been eager to paint this attack which left nearly 40 hostages dead as being an international operation, not a local one. but the man believed to be the mastermind is mokhtar belmokhtar. analysts say he sent others to do his bidding in this operation. >> it would appear he sent an experience commander unit, really the a-team of his group to go and launch this attack that he outsourced it to them. >> a kman doe unit according to the prime mirm insister including militants from egypt, and other african regions and included algeria in that, wolf. but information on who did what is very sketchy. we hope to learn more in the coming days. >> and once you do, let us know. >> absolutely. >> thank you very much. >>> we're standing by to hear from the speaker of the house, john boehner. he'll be reablin
Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >>> in other news, pakistan's supreme court is calling for the arrest of prime minister alleging he took kickbacks. including a well known clear rick trying to flush out the current government. >>> and venezuela officials say hugo chavez is responding to treatment and is health is improving. chavez is at a cuban hospital suffering from an lung infection. top members of the government visited chavez over the weekend, including venezuela's vice president. walmart is announcing one of the highest commitments to veterans ever. over the next five years the super store will hire every veteran who honorably left the veteran within the past year. 100 thourk people are expected to find work. over 10%, 3% higher than for nonveterans. so this is probably a good pr movement for walmart but it's a nice thing that they are doing. >> good policy, public relations, everybody wins. >> exactly. >> good to see you, lisa. >>> a rare scene on the floor of house of representatives. lawmakers taking the time to read the entire constitution instead of passing laws. was it a waste of time? >>> plus, cnn gets exc
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